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Pulmonary arterial hypertension 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension
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10.1093/med/9780199559688.003.0134
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date: 23 October 2019

Pulmonary arterial hypertension 312

Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension 314

Mean pulmonary artery pressure greater than 25mmHg at rest or greater than 30mmHg during exercise and a normal pulmonary artery wedge pressure (less than or equal to 12mmHg at rest).

Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) occurs in the absence of known causes and without a family history of the disease (...

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